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Schools Offering Christian Counseling Programs in Tennessee

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Tennessee receive christian counseling degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 28 counselors graduate from Tennessee's 6 christian counseling schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a christian counseling program is Hiwassee College. Hiwassee College, which was ranked 58th in the country in 2010, is located in Madisonville. In 2010, Hiwassee College graduated no students from its christian counseling program. Tuition at Hiwassee College was $15,300 per year.

The second-ranked school in Tennessee with a christian counseling program is Freed-Hardeman University, which is located in Henderson. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. 0 students graduated with degree in christian counseling from Freed-Hardeman University in 2010. Students at Freed-Hardeman University paid $15,922 per year in tuition fees.

Lipscomb University, which is located in Nashville, is the third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a christian counseling program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. 2 students graduated with degree in christian counseling from Lipscomb University in 2010. Lipscomb University charged in-state students $21,790 in tuition fees per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Tennessee's christian counseling schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $15,765 per year, though tuition can range from $21,790 per year to $11,646 per year. In 2010, the following Tennessee christian counseling schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Lipscomb University - located in Nashville, students are charged $21,790 per year
  2. Southern Adventist University - located in Collegedale, students are charged $17,712 per year
  3. Freed-Hardeman University - located in Henderson, students are charged $15,922 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Tennessee christian counseling schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Free Will Baptist Bible College - located in Nashville, students are charged $11,646 per year
  2. Lee University - located in Cleveland, students are charged $12,220 per year
  3. Hiwassee College - located in Madisonville, students are charged $15,300 per year

A christian counseling degree from a Tennessee school... what next?

Most people who graduate from christian counseling school in Tennessee go on to work as a counselor. If you decide to work as a counselor in Tennessee, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 670 Tennessee counselors as of 2010. The Tennessee counties with the largest populations of counselors are:

  1. Cannon County - 250 counselors
  2. Crittenden County - 140 counselors
  3. Campbell County - 50 counselors

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,070 counselors will be working in Tennessee state. This would require the number of counselors to grow by 14%.


On average, a counselor earns a salary of $34,250 per year in Tennessee state. In 2010, however, some Tennessee counselors earned as little as less than $21,420 per year or as much as more than $50,330 per year. The counties in Tennessee with the highest average salary for a counselor are:

  1. Cannon County - $37,350 per year
  2. Catoosa County - $35,540 per year
  3. Benton County - $34,420 per year

The Tennessee counties with the lowest average salary for counselors are:

  1. Crittenden County - $31,280 per year
  2. Campbell County - $31,840 per year
  3. Anderson County - $33,260 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in christian counseling in Tennessee and to compare salaries with various related fields such as theology or psychology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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  • Bachelor's Degree in Christian Counseling in Tennessee

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Counselors, All Other 670 $34,250 346.7%
Clergy 490 $45,060 58.1%
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 40 $70,160 -20.0%

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